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Orkney Islands Council

Orkney Islands Council – Main web pages
Orkney Islands Council: Education & Learning
School Contact Information – contact details for all schools in Orkney
School Placing Requests
Active Schools
OIC Updates

OIC Facebook – general council news and information, including barrier closures
OIC Twitter – for alerts on barrier and adverse weather school closures
School Transport – Latest information on adverse weather school closures or transport issues


Orkney Links

Stromness, Orkney – The official site for Stromness
Orkney – Visit Scotland
Orkneyjar- The Heritage of the Orkney Islands
Orkney.com
Creative Orkney
Discover Orkney


Travel Links

Northlink Ferries
Pentland Ferries
Orkney Ferries


Local Media

Radio Orkney (Facebook)
Radio Orkney (Twitter)
The Orcadian (Website)
The Orcadian (Facebook)
The Orcadian (Twitter)


Parental Involvement

Parent Zone
Parental Involvement (OIC)
National Parent Forum of Scotland
Connect (formerly Scottish Parent Teacher Council)


Pupil Support

School Health Orkney
Pupil Support Team (OIC)
Educational Psychology Service (OIC)

Anti-bullying Resources

Childline (Bullying) – contains information for parents and children on varying forms of bullying and provides help for parents and children who are affected by bullying.

Respect Me – Scotland’s anti-bullying service.

Anti-Bullying Network


Japan Foundation

Japan Foundation


Education

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Education Scotland – provides information and advice for parents as well as support and resources for education in Scotland
Scottish Qualifications Authority
HMIe – Inspection & Review – parents can access school and local authority inspection reports and find out more about the work of Education Scotland.
Scottish Schools Online – find out about individual schools. They can choose a school and select what type of information they need such as Education Scotland reports, exam results, stay on rates and free school meal entitlement.
Skills Development Scotland


My World of Work

My World of Work is Scotland’s careers information and advice web service.

At school and right through to retirement, My World of Work helps you with up-to-date information, advice and tools when you need it most:

Subject choices – understand your strengths and make better choices about your subject choices and future career
Career options – find a career that interests you and understand the skills you need to get the job you want
Exam results – straight into a job or onto further learning? Whatever your grades find help in planning your next steps
Preparing for a job – discover Scotland’s industries, search for jobs, build your CV and practice for interviews
Modern Apprenticeships – why not earn as you learn? Find out what apprenticeships are available in Scotland and how they work

Get the help you need for the career you want.

My World of Work is delivered by Skills Development Scotland, the national skills body which supports the people and businesses of Scotland.

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Lockdown Lowdown – An Online Newspaper by S2

Stromness Academy Online Newspaper

On March the 23 rd Boris Johnson put the whole country in lockdown because of the Covid- 19 outbreak. The lockdown has put nearly everything to a stop but farming, here in Orkney as elsewhere, still continues. For many farmers Spring is the busiest time of the year.

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